Social dilemmas: When self-control benefits cooperation

@inproceedings{Martinsson2014SocialDW,
  title={Social dilemmas: When self-control benefits cooperation},
  author={Peter Martinsson and Kristian Ove R. Myrseth and Conny Wollbrant},
  year={2014}
}
Individuals in a social dilemma may experience a self-control conflict between urges to act selfishly and their better judgment to cooperate. Pairing a public goods game with a subtle framing technique, we test whether perception of self-control conflict strengthens the association between self-control and cooperation. Consistent with our hypothesis, cooperative behavior is positively associated with self-control in the treatment that raised the relative likelihood of perceiving conflict, but… CONTINUE READING
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